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posted Jun 2, 2016, 10:25 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Jun 2, 2016, 10:28 AM ]


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JUNE 2016 CLASSES

Saturday, June 18, 10:30 – 12:30, NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS # 1. 2‐part class. Learn the basics of nature photography. Bring your own camera – digital or film. (Class # 2 June 25) Teacher: Larry Patterson. ADULT CLASS, Ages 13 and up. Cost: $55 for both classes.

Saturday, June 18, 1:30 – 3:30, SLAB POTTERY CLASS. Make several small dishes or bowls using 3 pounds of clay! Roll out, stamp, design, and shape your clay. Creations will be taken off site, glazed, fired and returned 2 weeks later. Teacher: Vicky Kirby. ADULT CLASS, Ages 13 and up. Cost: $60.

Monday, June 20, 10 – 12, LITTLE BOOKS: Make a variety of little books for your personal stories and drawings. Several techniques provide the basis for making many books. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 8 and up. $30.

Monday, June 20, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for ages 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner). Paint, cut and glue to make a fun mobile of bright, colorful bugs. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, June 20, 1 – 3. BRILLIANT BEETLE COLLAGE. Using hand‐painted patterned papers, artists cut and create a colorful beetle collage. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, June 22, 10 – 12, PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS: This is a beginner’s class with instruction and hands‐on painting with acrylics. Paper and canvas will provide the structure for your creative work. Relax and have fun. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Wednesday, June 22, 1:30 – 3:30. SCREEN PRINTING. Young artists design and print their own creation using screen printing techniques. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, June 22, 4 – 6. METAL EMBOSSING. Artists draw a design which they emboss onto a metal sheet then add color with permanent markers. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $35.

Wednesday, June 22, 7 – 9. TISSUE PAPER COLLAGE ON CANVAS. Artists will compose an original design using cut and torn tissue paper adhered to canvas. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $50.

Saturday, June 25, 10:30 – 12:30 NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS # 2. (First class June 18). Return with your homework assignment and get expert instruction/critique from Blue Ridge Nature Photographer Larry Patterson. ADULT CLASS, Ages 13 and up. Cost $55 for both classes.

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Saturday, June 25, Come ANYTIME between 11 and 5. TIE‐DYE DAY. Add a splash of color to your summer! This outdoor workshop will introduce basic tie‐dye methods and information on color choice. Many colors of fabric dye will be available. One 100% cotton t‐shirt and another smaller item will be provided for each participant. Please indicate what size shirt you would like when registering, and be sure to wear old clothes. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $35.

Monday, June 27, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for ages 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner). Work with oil pastels and paint to create a marvelous animal drawing. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, June 27, 1 – 3. ANIMAL WHIRLIGIG. Young artists design, cut and assemble a 3‐D whirligig suitable for decorating the yard or garden. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, June 29, 1 – 3. PRINCESS TEA PARTY. Preparations for a sit‐down tea include making lovely crowns and beaded necklaces for the princess guests as well as decorations. Herbal tea and apple juice will be served with tasty little treats. Come dressed as a princess. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Wednesday, June 29, 1:30 – 3:30. PET PORTRAITS. Bring clear photographs of your own pet, then draw and paint their portraits. If you haven’t a pet of your own, use my photos! Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, June 29, 4 – 6. COLLOGRAPH PRINTING. Collograph prints are pulled from a plate made from a collage of materials. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $35.

Wednesday, June 29, 7 – 9. MIXED MEDIA ANIMAL ART. Using acrylic paint, mediums, assorted papers and materials, artists will create a picture with an animal theme. Bring your own photos or use one provided. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $55.

Thursday, June 30, 1 – 3. MAKE YOUR OWN GAME. Design, make and play your own board game. This is a lot of fun! We will brainstorm together and then work to create your own board game. If time permits, we will be able to play all the games. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 8 and up. $30.

JULY 2016 CLASSES

Monday, July 11, 10 – 12. TREASURE BOXES. Starting with a plain box, decorations (paper, paint and “gems”) will be applied to create a personal treasure box. A selection of treasures will be available to start collections. Story telling will be part of the experience. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Monday, July 11, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner.) Combine talents to make a neighborhood collage of patterned papers. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, July 11, 1 – 3. FOLK ART PAINTING. After looking at works by famous folk artists, students will paint a maritime picture of their own. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, July 13, 10 – 12. MARBLE RUN. An assortment of cardboard tubes and boxes are the building blocks for making individual marble runs. The run is a constructed path for marbles to roll from start to finish. Both challenging and fun. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 6 and up. $30.

Wednesday, July 13, 1:30 – 3:30. 3‐D CUBIST FACES. Cut and build a 3‐D wild and wacky cubist style face with brilliant colors and unusual shapes. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

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Wednesday, July 13, 4 – 6. ACRYLIC POP ART PAINTING. Students paint with acrylics in the style of famous pop artists such as Andy Warhol. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $45.

Wednesday, July 13, 7 – 9. ACRYLIC PAINTING. An opportunity for beginning and experienced artists to learn and explore the medium and complete an acrylic painting. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $55.

Thursday, July 14, 10 – 12. PIRATE PASTIMES. Ahoy!! Join the crew, Matey, as we make our morning a swashbuckling adventure as pirates. Crafts and activities will engage the imagination. Walking the plank will be required!!! Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Friday, July 15, 10 – 12. CUPCAKES! MAKE AND DECORATE. Cupcakes are always fun! We will make our own cupcakes and then become pastry chefs in decorating them. Eating them will be part of the class. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Monday, July 18, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner.) Use a variety of media to make a fanciful fish swimming in a magical ocean. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, July 18, 1 – 3. FRESCO PAINTING. Create a painting on plaster in the style of the masters of old. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, July 20, 1:30 – 3:30. SAND CASTLE. Artists will design and build a miniature sand castle using a sand “clay” mixture that hardens as it dries. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, July 20, 4 – 6. MIXED MEDIA OWLS. Artists create owl pictures by painting, drawing and gluing together a variety of papers and materials. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $45.

Wednesday, July 20, 7 – 9. LINOLEUM BLOCK PRINT. Artists will design and carve a linoleum block, and pull prints from it using a variety of papers. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $55.

Monday, July 25, 10 – 12. SOCK CREATURES. Simple, handmade sock creatures are so much fun. Reward yourself by making a colorful, soft and unique creature. Basic sewing skills will be taught. Younger children may bring an adult helper. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 6 and up. $30.

Monday, July 25, 10 – 12. pARTners. (Summer Art Classes for 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner.) Make a beautiful, sparkling butterfly to catch the sunlight. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, July 25, 1 – 3. PAPER‐CUT PORTRAITS. Artists will create a self‐portrait in the cubist style with bright and wild colors. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, July 27, 10 – 12. DECORATIVE PAPERS. Learn some simple ways to make decorative papers to use in craft projects or for making books. You will learn easy ways to make marbleized, printed and painted papers. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All Ages. $30.

Wednesday, July 27, 1:30 – 3:30. SECRET CODES. Students learn how to break all kinds of secret codes and make a secret code wheel of their own. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, July 27, 4 – 6. LEATHER BOUND BLANK BOOK. Artists make their own blank sketch/watercolor book. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $45.

Thursday, July 28, 10 – 12. FANTASY WINGS. Make your own costume wings for home or party use. All kinds of trim and fancy, fun decorations will be available. A little sewing and use of a hot glue gun are required. If you are a very young person, have an adult come with you to assist. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Friday, July 29, 10 – 12. TINY ELF AND FAIRY HOUSES. Small and smaller little houses! These are what fairies and elves need. This class involves decorating cork‐based structures with natural items (sticks, pine cones, shells, etc.) A hot glue gun will be used. If you need a helper, you may bring one with you. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 6 and up. $30.

Friday, July 29, 7 – 9. CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING. Artists will produce a watercolor painting of cherry blossoms in the oriental style. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $50.

Saturday, July 30th, 2 – 4. FAIRY HOUSE. Create your own enchanted fairy house from sticks, bark, pinecones, shells and other natural items. Examples are on display at MAD Arts. Participants must be comfortable using a hot glue gun. Younger students may bring an adult with them to help with the hot glue gun. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 10 and up. $35.

THE FINE PRINT:

A 50% Non‐refundable deposit is required at registration.
All materials and instruction are included in the class fee, unless otherwise noted. Registration deadline is 5 days before each class.
Classes will be rescheduled if the minimum number of students is not met.
Teachers determine the maximum number of students per class based on space and supplies.

All classes will be taught at MAD Arts, 7353 S. Seminole Trail, Rochelle, VA 22738. Some classes may be upstairs or outdoors. Call 540‐948‐3300 with questions or email MadartsX@gmail.com Like us on Facebook!

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